Issue 247 - July, 7th 2016
"The TWG coding standards committee is announcing two coding standards changes for final discussion. These appear to have reached a point close enough to consensus for final completion."
"The Core Conversations track is a place for sessions that spark discussion, open questions, and form the base for an ongoing development in the Drupal core space."
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Ian Lintner explains some of the pros and cons of using the new native Docker app for Drupal work.
Dries Buytaert suggests Drupal have a more defined focus. Worth reading if you are involved in Drupal in any way.
If you are new(er) to Drupal and you could use a guide to creating your recipe for success, DrupalEasy has some tips and a menu of resources, including free online seminars coming up in August and September.
Jeff Geerling explains why you should show all errors while you are developing a Drupal application.
I link to this article because this is a cool idea that many local Drupal user groups could adopt.
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Great example of overriding a service in Drupal 8.
Jeffrey McGuire discusses one of my favorite module's Drupal 8 version.
A good list of modules. Do note, some of these modules don't yet have full releases available.
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